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2024 ExCEL Award Recipients

Posted: Monday, February 5, 2024 - 2:47 PM

ExCel Award

The ExCEL Award – Excellence in Community, Education and Leadership – is a unique recognition program designed exclusively for Minnesota high school juniors who are active in school activities, leaders in their schools, and who demonstrate a strong commitment to community service. This award is sponsored by the League's corporate partner TruStone Financial Credit Union. 

The ExCEL Award recipients are selected by an independent panel of judges from schools throughout Minnesota. 

Congratulations to the following 2024 ExCEL Award recipients:

Alex Kruse - St. Clair

Alex Leete - Mesabi East

Alexa Anderson - Milaca

Alise Barze - Roseville Area

Blake Schultz - Edgerton

Bo Zwiener - Blooming Prairie

Brenna Theisen - North Lakes Academy

Caleb Lee - Parnassus Preparatory

Claire Kvant - St. Michael-Albertville

Coolsjes Singhvi - Stillwater

Elanor Gruber - Princeton

Ella Schluck - Waconia

Emmanuel Edebiri - Totino-Grace

Eric Daschner - Janesville-Waldorf-Pemberton

Grace McNamee - Nevis

Guillaume Bibbee - Mankato East

Hannah Jones - Aitkin

Hollen Thompson - Park

Isabelle Amsbaugh - Zumbrota-Mazeppa

Jordyn Theis - Kimball

Jorja Weishalla - Bertha-Hewitt

Kaitlyn Rahne - Hutchinson

Kaylee Idrogo-Lam - Edina

Keeley Runge - St. James

Ledgyn Nelson - Mora

Lilah Bartels - Eagan

Logan Schwingerhamer - Zimmerman

Lukas Foss - Hastings 

Madeline Heuss - Waterville-Elysian-Morristown

Masen Swenson - Badger

Mason Tschida - Little Falls

Molly Petrowitz - Little Falls

Nathan Blashack - Bertha-Hewitt

Neenah Mork - St. Paul Humboldt

Sam Vahhaji - Minneapolis Southwest

Samuel Paulsen - Park

Skyla Dauer - Springfield

Theresa Wunderlich - Owatonna

Zachary Dietz - Morris Area

Zoey Day - Wabasha-Kellogg


These award winners are recognized during the Class AA Girls Basketball State Championship game. 

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